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GIRL

GIRL

Year
2018
Length
105 min.
Genre
Drama
Director
Lukas Dhont
Screenplay
Lukas Dhont | Angelo Tijssens

Synopsis

GIRL tells the story of 15-year-old Lara who wants to become a ballerina, with a classical training for female dancers. Lara is accepted in a ballet school and her dream seems closer than ever. But there is one problem: Lara was born into the body of a boy. A body that she will push to its limits in order for her to succeed.  

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Main cast

  • Victor Polster
  • Arieh Worthalter

Cast

  • Katelijne Damen
  • Valentijn Dhaenens
  • Oliver Bodart
  • Tijmen Govaerts
  • Magali Elali
  • Alice De Broqueville
  • Alain De Honorez
  • Chris Thys

Crew

  • director of photography Frank Van Den Eeden
  • editing Alain Dessauvage
  • original soundtrack Valentin Hadjadj
  • producer Dirk Impens
  • co-producer Jean-Yves Roubin | Cassandre Warnauts | Arnold Heslenfeld | Laurette Schillings | Frans Van Gestel
  • associate producers Hans Everaert | Alberte Gautot
  • production assistant Christoph Foqué
  • production design Philippe Bertin
  • costumes Cathérine Van Bree
  • make-up & hair Michelle Beeckman
  • sound Yanna Soentjens
  • line producer Lise Lambert
  • 1st AD Siel Van Daele
  • production manager Sanne Schockaert
  • production-assistant on set Katrien Destuyver
  • 2nd AD Fien Carlier
  • casting Janet Van den Brand | Ann Willems
  • extra director Hadewich Huysveld
  • continuity Elise Van Durme
  • photos on set Kris Dewitte
  • grip Jorrit Haas | Thibault Sellier
  • electricians Bert Reyskens | Steven Frederickx

Festivals

  • Cannes 2018 08 - 19 May 2018
  • Film Fest Ghent Opening Film 09 October 2018

Awards

  • Golden Camera Cannes 2018 19 May 2018
  • Best Role (Victor Polster) Cannes 2018 18 May 2018
  • Queer Palm Cannes 2018 18 May 2018
  • FIPRESCI Award 18 May 2018

Nominations

  • Un Certain Regard 08 - 19 May 2018